Media Management (M.S.)

Take your classroom learning straight to real-world challenges.

The Gabelli School of Business emphasizes real-world skills. Our accomplished faculty give students the perspective they need to apply lessons from coursework to contemporary business problems, not only in the context of New York, but also in the global marketplace.

The Master of Science in Media Management (MSMM) curriculum covers a range of topics relevant to today’s media landscape, from international media systems to sports media to social media. MSMM students benefit from direct access to our faculty’s original research, and they attend media events throughout the year to discuss trends with New York executives and build their professional networks.

To learn more about the M.S. in Media Management, visit the Fordham website.

CIP Code

09.0702 - Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.

You can use the CIP code to learn more about career paths associated with this field of study and, for international students, possible post-graduation visa extensions. Learn more about CIP codes and other information resources.

The 36-credit MSMM can be completed in three semesters. Coursework is flexible enough to meet the needs of varied student backgrounds, from students who have just finished their undergraduate degrees to people who already have a work history in media.

Course Title Credits
CMGB 7500Media Systems and Markets3
CMGB 7530Innovation in Media Business Models3
CMGB 7554Consumer Adopt of New Med3
Six electives18
Three electives from other subjects 19
Total Credits36

MSMM students may choose from other graduate-level courses in the Gabelli School of Business to fulfill the free elective requirements. To see courses offered, please visit course listings.


Courses in this group have the MEMG attribute.²

Course Title Credits
CMGB 7531Comm Corp Image Responsibility3
CMGB 7534Leadership with PR3
CMGB 7537Crisis Communication and Leadership Strategies1.5-3
CMGB 7540Intensive Sector Analysis: Music Business3
CMGB 7556Law of Trad & New Media3
CMGB 7561New Media Product Dev Prac I3
CMGB 759RSocial Media3
MMGB 7637Crisis Communication and Leadership Strategies3

Students may also take any Special Topics Communications and Media Management course as an elective. These are any courses which have the subject code CMGB, numbered 75XX, or any courses designated as special topics courses, with the prefix "ST" in the course title. A list of Communications and Media Management courses can be found in the academic areas page.